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Ted Turner, Billionaire Funder of the Left

Posted By John Perazzo On December 30, 2009 @ 12:45 pm In DTN Profiles | 1 Comment

Ted Turner is the founder and owner of several television networks; he was also the owner of major league baseball’s Atlanta Braves for three decades. With a personal fortune of some $2 billion, Turner ranks among the wealthiest individuals on earth…. Outspoken about his leftwing political views, Turner candidly calls himself “a socialist at heart.” …

A longtime admirer of Fidel Castro, Turner has called the former Cuban president “one hell of a guy.” …

In April 2008, Turner made the unsubstantiated claim that within a few decades, most of humanity would be extinct as a result of global warming…. Turner also described the insurgents who were then fighting U.S. troops in Iraq as “patriots” who simply “don’t like us [Americans] because we’ve invaded their country.” …

For the full Ted Turner profile, click here.

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